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Charlie Cooper’s Oaklawn picks for races on Friday, March 21

Mar 20, 2014 8:09pm

The Morning Line

Oaklawn Park Friday, March 21, 2014

Handicapper Charlie Cooper

Sunday Meet

Winners on Top 2/9 75/336

Winners in Top 4 Selections 6/9 243/336

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Wife of Dillard’s Inc. founder dies

Feb 20, 2013 6:32pm

LITTLE ROCK — The widow of Dillard’s Inc. founder William T. Dillard has died.

Alexa Latimer Dillard of Little Rock died Tuesday. She was 96.

She was born Oct. 30, 1916, in Nashville,...

Obama declares Christmas storm disaster

Jan 29, 2013 7:22pm

WASHINGTON – President Obama on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for seven Arkansas counties affected by the Christmas Day storm that brought ice and record snowfall.

Federal funding is...

McDaniel out of governor’s race

Jan 25, 2013 4:51pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel dropped out of the governor’s race Friday.

McDaniel announced the decision two and a half weeks after he said in a news conference that he was...

Tiffany Rogers, District 28 Senate race

Oct 31, 2012 10:58pm

State Rep. Tiffany Rogers, Democrat

How long have you lived in the area of District 28? 49 Years

What do you believe qualifies you to be District 28 state Senator?

My working...

Senate District 28 - Republican - Sen. Jonathan Dismang

Oct 31, 2012 10:57pm

Senator Jonathan Dismang, Republican

How long have you lived in the area of District 28? Roughly 25 years

What do you believe qualifies you to be District 28 state Senator?

As...

Attorney: Religious music, art at state-funded preschools can be OK

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:11pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposed rule that would ban state-funded religious activities at Arkansas preschools would not ban religious songs and art if they are not presented in a way that amounts to...

Arkansas up to seventh in obesity ranking

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is the seventh most obese state in the nation, according to a national report released Tuesday.

The state ranked ninth last year in the annual report by Trust for...

Group backed by racetrack files lawsuit over casino amendment

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 9:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — A ballot committee backed by Oaklawn Park thoroughbred track on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow casinos in four counties....

ADEQ proposes correction plans for East Arkansas waterways

Updated: Sep 17, 2012 5:45pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state environmental agency is seeking input on plans to address water quality concerns in three eastern Arkansas waterways.

The state Department of Environmental Quality...

Feds nab state parole officer in drug probe

Updated: Sep 17, 2012 5:45pm

LITTLE ROCK — Federal authorities announced the arrest Monday of a state parole officer on a charge of extorting cash payments from drug traffickers under her supervision.

Roxanne Davis, 38...